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  • Greece to Transform Former Mining Sites into Solar Photovoltaic Power Plants with Over 3 GW Capacity

    /14th February 2020, Alyssa Danigelis/ Greece’s Environment and Energy Minister Kostis Hatzidakis recently announced plans to invest in two enormous solar facilities on former mining sites. A plant on the Peloponnese Peninsula in southern Greece would be 1 gigawatt, and another for Ptolemaida in the north would be 2 GW. At a meeting with stakeholders in Ptolemaida, Hatzidakis said that Greece’s Public Power Corporation (PPC) would move quickly to install the 2-GW plant in the lignite mining region, Ilias Tsagas reported today for PV Magazine. PPC also wants to build a 1-GW plant in Megalopoli, which has mining sites and a coal-fired power plant, Tsagas added. 

  • PPC Group and MYTILINEOS Announced their Strategic Cooperation for the Development of a Solar Project Portfolio of up to 2,000MW (2GW) in Bulgaria, Croatia, Italy and Romania

    /ATHENS, April 11, 2024, 10:00 BST, PRNewswire/ PPC Group and MYTILINEOS Energy & Metals announce that they have signed a Cooperation Framework Agreement (CFA) for the development and construction of a portfolio of solar projects up to 2000MW in Italy, Bulgaria, Croatia and Romania. Specifically, the agreement refers to approximately 90 solar projects owned by MYTILINEOS in Italy (503 MW), Romania (516 MW), Bulgaria (500 MW) and Croatia (445 MW) which are at various stages of development. Under the agreement MYTILINEOS will undertake the development and construction of these projects, which will then be acquired by PPC Group upon completion of their connection to the electricity grid of the aforementioned countries.

  • RWE and PPC Signed an Agreement to Form a Joint Venture to Develop up to 2 GW of Solar Photovoltaic Projects in Greece

    /LONDON, October 07, 2021, 14:35 BST, RWE, PPC, RENEWABLE MARKET WATCHTM/ Greece is one of the sunniest countries in Europe and has ambitious growth plans for renewable energies. Two highly experienced energy groups, RWE and PPC, have joined forces to help accelerate the Greek energy transition by developing large-scale solar projects with a total capacity of up to 2 gigawatts (GW) in the country. Through this collaboration, the Greek power utility will continue to decarbonise its portfolio and move to renewable energy sources. For RWE, one of the leading producers of renewable power, it marks a first entry into the Greek market. 

  • Siemens Gamesa Grabs 184 MW at Latest RES Auction Round in Poland

    /20th April 2020, SiemensGamesa/ Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has continued its winning streak in Poland following the award of three projects totalling 184 MW at the country’s last auction round held in December 2019. The company will supply 63 wind turbines to several customers including independent private investors to national and international utility companies. 

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